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Eric Peters

Deputy Head of Unit, DG CNECT European Commission Belgium, BE

Eric joined Mariya Gabriel’s cabinet on August 2017 until November 2019 and was responsible for the digital single market and the digitising the industry strategy, for online platforms, telecom and culture.
Until then, he was deputy Head of Unit in DG CONNECT in charge of the coordination of the Digital Single Market and of Digital policy development.
Previously he joined the Bureau of European Policy Advisers of the President of the European Commission in 2011 as adviser for international and economic issues.

Before joining the BEPA and since mid 2010, he was adviser to the French Permanent representative to EU institutions on international issues and strategic partnerships.

In December 2007 he was appointed deputy Head of Cabinet to Peter Mandelson, European Trade Commissioner and then served Baroness Catherine Ashton of Upholland, European Trade Commissioner, as deputy Head of Cabinet.

He regularly publishes articles in Newspapers e.g.- Le Monde, les Echos – and magazines e.g.– Europe's World -.